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Is Ukraine about to have a war?

Old 18th Apr 2023, 16:20
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One hopes they get hold of him

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Old 18th Apr 2023, 16:41
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Surely they wouldn't leave just after their brave and great leader just visited!
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Old 18th Apr 2023, 18:29
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Urban warfare in Bakhmut. Subtitles available.

"The battle for Bakhmut has been going on for almost ten months. Despite significant losses, Russian forces continue to storm the city, slowly moving forward. The confrontation moved to the central part of the city. The fighting in the dense urban development takes place at minimal distances. In some places, the occupiers and the Ukrainian military are only few meters apart, which complicates the defense. At the same time, not a single sign of "shell hunger", which was previously announced by the "Wagner" PMC, is not noticed here. Instead, there are changes in the personnel of the enemy. Along with the other defense forces, Ukrainian border guards continue to protect Bakhmut. See in the material how DPSU soldiers conduct street battles, hunt for enemy aircraft, "congratulate" the Russian military with the last snow and save their brothers."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoIF...ни

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Old 18th Apr 2023, 18:39
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Originally Posted by Beamr
Bradley in UKR [pixel] camo.
How do you even paint that stuff? All those little squares - wouldn't the old fashioned swirls and blobs be easier ?

Unless it was like a wrap they put on the vehicle - but how long would that last and how could they do it to an aircraft?

Also, given that not much in the real world is made up of straight lines, is pixel camo really better that what came before it?
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Old 18th Apr 2023, 19:22
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Originally Posted by Sue Vêtements
How do you even paint that stuff? All those little squares - wouldn't the old fashioned swirls and blobs be easier ?

Unless it was like a wrap they put on the vehicle - but how long would that last and how could they do it to an aircraft?

Also, given that not much in the real world is made up of straight lines, is pixel camo really better that what came before it?
it's not that hard, take a gridded piece of paper, cut off the squares you like and use it as a template. Apply paint. There you go, digital camo.

The main idea is that it works fairly well in both long and short distances. Even better when combining some curvature in it as well making it more difficult for eye to catch than traditional camo.

To make a point, meet the Finnish M05 camo in winter colours.


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Old 18th Apr 2023, 19:54
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Originally Posted by Wokkafans
Russian forces continue to storm the city, slowly moving forward.
I suspect that might have lost something in translation ...
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Old 18th Apr 2023, 21:46
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK
I suspect that might have lost something in translation ...
Yes, I had noticed that term being used inappropriately
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Old 18th Apr 2023, 22:50
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Originally Posted by Beamr
it's not that hard, take a gridded piece of paper, cut off the squares you like and use it as a template. Apply paint. There you go, digital camo.

The main idea is that it works fairly well in both long and short distances. Even better when combining some curvature in it as well making it more difficult for eye to catch than traditional camo.

To make a point, meet the Finnish M05 camo in winter colours.

https://twitter.com/Ohra_aho/status/1601875621969334272
All good until the “Workplace Health and Safety Monitor” arrives and requires them to don Orange Day-Glo vests over the Camouflage.
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Old 19th Apr 2023, 00:51
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I'm sensing feeling feint faint.
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Old 19th Apr 2023, 03:46
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Originally Posted by albatross
All good until the “Workplace Health and Safety Monitor” arrives and requires them to don Orange Day-Glo vests over the Camouflage.
ah, yes, but they need to find you first
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Old 19th Apr 2023, 05:12
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Yes, I had noticed that term being used inappropriately
Well, in all honesty once can 'storm' all one wants, but that's no guarantee of success. Fortunately.
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Old 19th Apr 2023, 07:56
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Russian Navy seabed warfare exposed. If you are in Nordic countries Denmark, Norway, Sweden or Finland watch ‘ShadowWar’ tonight. 3 part series, lots of new info on GUGI etc

BBC article:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-65309687

Links in thread to longer Norwegian, Swedish and Finnish articles in native languages.
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Old 19th Apr 2023, 08:04
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Originally Posted by Winemaker
Well, in all honesty once can 'storm' all one wants, but that's no guarantee of success. Fortunately.
I think the point is that the term 'storm' implies speed, so 'storming slowly' is oxymoronic.....
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Meanwhile in Russia: state TV propagandists discussed the need for secretly cultivating Western politicians that suit the Kremlin's agenda, in order to rule the world after defeating America in a nuclear war.

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They must dose those guys up on LSD before they record those talking shops - fantasy doesn't even start to describe their meandering opinions
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Spanish Leo's and M113 on the way to Ukraine


M55S tanks and Bradley's training



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Stepping on a mine. One of their own? as they are a Russian design

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A long film of Ukrainians clearing Russian trenches

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Interesting watching RJ RRR7219 being shepherded back into Romanian airspace by two tiffies Dread 011 and friend B4 popping over to the towline of RRR 9954
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Interesting watching RJ RRR7219 being shepherded back into Romanian airspace by two tiffies Dread 011 and friend B4 popping over to the towline of RRR 9954
7219 and the Typhoons just flew over my office! I see the Italian G550 is also busy in the area today.

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